HyperDic: arrest_warrant

English > 1 sense of the expression arrest warrant:
NOUNcommunicationarrest warrant, bench warranta warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court
English > arrest warrant: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court.
Synonymbench warrant
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowerpickupA warrant to take someone into custody
BroaderwarrantA writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
Spanishorden de arresto, orden de detención
Catalanordre d'arrest, ordre de detenció

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